Day 1: ARUSHA – NGORONGORO Tour starts with lunch in Arusha Town or a pick up from your hotel in Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport 1400hrs -Drive to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and arrive at your lodge in time for dinner.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa or Similar
Day 2: NGORONGORO – LAKE MANYARA 0800 hrs -After breakfast, depart on a half-day tour of the crater. The day commences with a descent to the crater floor, a magnificent natural amphitheatre. Covering 260 sq. km, the crater is a great wildlife attraction. You will have no trouble spotting Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo and many species of plains animals -Wildebeest, Zebra, Reedbuck, Thompson gazelle and many more. Return to the lodge for lunch. After lunch, depart for Lake Manyara National Park, arriving in time for dinner at your lodge.
Dinner and overnight Kirurumu Tented Lodge or Lake Manyata Lodge
Day 3: LAKE MANYARA – ARUSHA After breakfast, depart for a morning tour of the Lake Manyara National Park. The park covers 330 sq. km, 70% of which is occupied by the lake. Its varied ecosystem consists of ground water forests, acacia woodland, open savannah grassland along the lakeshores and sustains a wealth of wildlife, including the Big Five -Lion, Elephant, Leopard, Rhino and Buffalo.
The park is famous for the elusive tree-climbing lions that inhabit the woodland between the lake and the Rift Valley. It is also an ornithologists’ paradise hosting over 400 species of birds.
Drive back to Arusha to arrive in time for lunch at 1200 hrs
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